Friday, May 3, 2013
The student project "Red Room" was honored for game production this week.
Teams from Eastern Tech and Chesapeake high schools took home awards Wednesday in a Baltimore County Public Schools game design competition. Chesapeake claimed a first prize in game production in the school system's fourth annual Project L.i.V.E. ( that stands for “Learning in Virtual Environments”), officials announced Friday. Teacher Justin Patterson, quoted in a BCPS release, described the winning project, titled "Red Room," as a "1930s, film noir-esque story." The game was also awarded second place in the game design category. “The students did an amazing job of incorporating what they learned in class into the game," forensics teacher Krystal Romanowski said in the release. Student Tymisha McDaniels, one of nine who worked on the …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Here are this weekend's high school football scores.
Friday Perry Hall 43, Eastern Tech 29 Franklin 37, Kenwood 0 Dundalk 47, Chesapeake 4
Monday, September 17, 2012
A'Donte Wallace notched two interceptions and Kenwood's offense rang up 282 yards on the way to a 19-13 win.
Kenwood High football head coach Stephen VonCanon filled us in on the details in Kenwood's Friday victory over Eastern Tech, their first over the nearby Mavericks in 15 years. K – Moody 73 yd rec ( Neiser Kick) K – T. Owens 30 yd rec (kick failed) E – 12 yd run (kick) K – Lewis 23 yd Run (2 pt. try failed) E – 9 yd rec (kick failed) Kenwood Offense Kenwood Defense
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Three students were suspended this month for drawing a racially offensive photo in a classroom and then sending it out via Twitter.
As a result of a racially charged, student-drawn picture distributed via Twitter, officials at Eastern Technical High School say they will be holding sessions on racial tolerance and social networking when school resumes next fall. Three students at the Essex school were suspended for drawing the racially offensive picture in a classroom, photographing it, and sending it out via Twitter. The picture was drawn on June 7—the next to last day of school—by two 10th graders, while a third classmate posted the photo online, Eastern Tech principal Tom Evans said. The incident was first reported by The Baltimore Sun. The image can be seen at foxbaltimore.com. Follow Essex-Middle River Patch on Facebook and Twitter and receive daily updates …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Eastern Tech, Kenwood and Chesapeake all hold graduations this week.
The Essex-Middle River area will be home to several hundred more high school graduates as Kenwood, Eastern Tech and Chesapeake hold commencement ceremonies this week. Kenwood kicks off graduation week beginning at 4 p.m. June 4 at CCBC Essex. Eastern Tech seniors will then receive their diplomas when that ceremony begins at 4 p.m. June 5. Shortly thereafter, Chespeake will hold its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. June 5. Both of those graduations will also take place at CCBC Essex. Congratulations to all graduates and their families! Do you have a graduating senior? Add your pictures to this article (click on the "upload photos and videos" tab) or add them to our Pics and Clips gallery.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Senior Austin Schappel won the SUV as part of the Essex school's 21st annual drawing sponsored by Al Packer Ford in White Marsh.
Austin Schappel thought he was completely done with high school. The Eastern Technical High School senior had just taken his last final ever Wednesday, and was preparing to drive home and eagerly await graduation on June 5. That depature was delayed slightly, when his name was selected in a schoolwide drawing for a new car. The 21st annual drawing at the school was sponsored by Al Packer Ford in White Marsh, which donated a 2005 Ford Explorer for the giveaway. Al Packer is active works with Eastern Tech, which has many of its students in its automotive services technology program intern, and often later work full-time at the dealership. State Sen. Kathy Klausmeier selected the winning ticket among hundreds of entries. Students earned …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
The Mavericks will play Linganore in the Class 3A state semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bachman Park in Glen Burnie.
Eastern Tech run toward its first state title will continue. The Mavericks scored once in the first inning and three more in the bottom of the fourth to rally back and defeat North Harford, 4-2, in the Class 3A North regional finals Friday in Essex. Sophomore pitcher Jordan Cargile allowed two runs and six hits and struck out six in the win for Eastern Tech, which trailed 2-1 after three innings. Freshman Jen January and senior Lauren Channell each went 1-for-3 with two RBIs each while Brianna Casper went 2-for-3 for Eastern Tech (22-2), which has won 16 straight games. Eastern Tech now advances to the Class 3A state semifinals, where it will play 3A West region champion Linganore at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bachman Park in Glen Burnie. Linganore…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Mavericks' season comes to an end following their 5-0 loss to North Harford in the Class 3A North playoffs.
Eastern Tech's season came to an end Wednesday following its 5-0 loss at North Harford in the Class 3A North semifinals. North Harford scored all of its runs in the first two innings, including a four-run outburst in the bottom of the second inning. Eastern Tech, which also committed five errors, was held to just three hits on the afternoon.The Mavericks hits came from Neil Westdorp, Logan Miller and Shane Mizelle. Mavericks pitcher Chris Hook allowed five runs (one earned) and eight hits, struck out eight and walked one over six innings. Eastern Tech ends its season with a 15-7 record. The Mavericks eventually earned the third seed in the Class 3A North after closing the regular season with 11 straight wins. This came after the team …
The Mavericks improved to 21-2 following their 5-0 victory over Hereford in the Class 3A North semifinals.
Senior catcher Ashley Sauerwein went 2-for-3 with an RBI as Eastern Tech blanked Hereford, 5-0, in the Class 3A North semifinals Wednesday in Essex. Senior outfielder Alexis Peay went 2-for-4 with an RBI and senior second baseman Allison Williams had an RBI single for the Mavericks (21-2). Sophomore pitcher Jordan Cargile allowed no runs and two hits and struck out seven to pick up with win for Eastern Tech, which has won 15 straight games. Eastern Tech next plays at 4 p.m. Friday when it hosts North Harford in the regional finals. North Harford advanced with a 5-2 victory over C. Milton Wright.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Baltimore Sun released a ranking of Baltimore County high schools with the highest average class sizes.
Eastern Technical High School has some of the most-crowded classrooms in the county, according to a recent report. According to a Baltimore Sun report, Eastern Technical High School ranks 10th in the county with 19.1 percent of classes with 30 or more students. Kenwood ranks ninthin the same category at 19.2 percent. Dulaney High School ranks first with 36.3 percent. Eastern Tech entered this school year with 1,256, about 9 percent less than the school's capacity of 1,380, according to its school's profile. Kenwood has 1,732 students this year with a capacity of 1,918, according to its school profile. The school faced budget cuts last year and will have to reduce its faculty by four teachers next year. This comes after the school system …